David M. Sherman is an American veterinarian with a global practice. He has worked and consulted in more than 40 countries for a variety of international agencies, including the UNDP, FAO, the World Bank, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), Heifer International, Farm Africa, and others. He is the author of Tending Animals in the Global Village: A Guide to International Veterinary Medicine and co-author of the textbook Goat Medicine. His international activities include animal health service delivery, veterinary infrastructure development, transboundary animal disease control, goat health and production, and veterinary and veterinary paraprofessional education. From 2004–2009, Sherman worked in Afghanistan, managing a nationwide USAID-funded program to restore basic veterinary service delivery to livestock owners in that war-torn country. In 2006, the American Veterinary Medical Association awarded him the XII International Veterinary Congress Prize for his outstanding contribution to international understanding of the importance of veterinary medicine in society. He currently works for the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) at their headquarters in Paris.